Owl Run Nutrient Bank

  • Virginia
  • Fauquier County
  • Nutrient: 110.14 IBS
Service Territory
  • Wetlands, Streams or Nutrients: Potomac Watershed

The goal of this 110.14-acre Nutrient Bank located in Fauquier County, Virginia is to reduce nutrient (phosphorus) and sediment loading into the Chesapeake Bay watershed via the conversion of active agricultural land into forest; and generate nonpoint nutrient credits for transfer under existing and future federal, state and local law, programs, regulations and guidance. The site currently consists of agricultural land in active crop production with the remainder comprised of nonagricultural forested land and/or wooded buffer. Conversion activities began in 2015.